Please join us in recognizing and congratulating Catherine Griggs as CASA of Monterey County's Distinguished Honoree for the National Philanthropy Day Luncheon on Friday, November 15, 2019. Nominations are limited to 45 words. The following is Catherine’s nomination: “Catherine demonstrates exceptional commitment and service to CASA, our foster children, and communities. She generously gives
September 14, 2019 Thank you to all guests and donors (present or not) who made Saturday evening at the stunning Santa Lucia Preserve such a memorable event. Very special thanks to The Official Rick Allen and Lauren Monroe for leading us in a beautiful and unforgettable late-afternoon drum circle. The evening was graciously MC'd by RLS's own Kristoffer Polaha, and
August 10, 2019 Thanks to you, the 2019 CASA picnic was a huge success! How wonderful to see the kids and CASA advocates having fun… and it could not have been possible without your generous contribution of both time and donations! For many of the children we serve, this was the first picnic they
We'd like to introduce you to our 2019 Summer CASA group!!! August 20, 2019, 14 completed training! Besides our new volunteers, the group includes our two brand-new AmeriCorps Volunteer Infrastructure Program (VIP) Fellows, one new staff member, and one new intern! Welcome to CASA!
Thank you Monterey Bay Aquarium, CASA Dan and fellow Aquarium dive staff, for providing an unforgettable experience for some of our foster kids with your amazing Underwater Explorers program! Here's one happy kid- the smile says it all! These are impressions that will last a lifetime for our kids. Thank you! Advocates, if you have
CASA of Monterey County would like to congratulate Francesca on her new role as Advocate Supervisor, and welcome Julian as our new Office Assistant! We're all very excited about these changes, and look forward to continued growth as we continue to serve our foster kids!
Congratulations to two more of our wonderful young people who have recently graduated- fantastic achievement, we are so proud of you! And thank you to their steadfast advocates, who continue to stand by and support them!!! Well done, all of you!
GRADUATE UPDATE: We are happy to present a few of this year's graduates- 6 graduated from high school, and 1 from university! Planned outcomes are: 1 entering a Master's Program, 1 will be attending UCLA, 3 are enrolled at a Community College, and 2 are on track for vocational schools/programs! Well done, all of you
Congratulations to our 2019 Graduates! 100% of our CASA youth who were on track to graduate from High School this school year have graduated! We are so very proud of you and everything you have accomplished. Thank you to all of the CASAs who supported their youth in achieving their educational goals this year.